It’s certainly the weather for washing – but do you know how to correctly wash your outdoor and workout clothes? At Intersport we’re here to provide expert advice as well as all the gear you need to do the sports you love – and that includes helping you to keep your gear in great condition for as long as possible! With proper care, your workout gear will maintain its functionality and fit, and last longer. Read on for our pro tips and tricks…
Washing workout and outdoor clothes correctly
If you’ve been throwing your functional clothes and exercise gear into the machine with the towels and sheets, it’s time to have a re-think. Caring for the special fabrics used for outdoor and workout gear is not complicated, but it does need a little extra attention if you want to eliminate odours and maintain the shape, colour and functionality of your sportswear wash after wash.
Prep for washing
Workout and outdoor clothes are often damp with sweat and can be a breeding ground for bacteria. Follow these simple steps before machine washing:
Everyday washing basics
Once you’ve got a load of workout gear in the machine, here’s what to do:
High-tech care: How to wash a waterproof jacket
Even if your waterproof run jacket isn’t getting much use at the moment, it’s worth knowing how to clean your waterproof and outdoor items to ensure they retain their fit and functionality:
We hope you find these top tips useful! Remember we’re always on hand here at Intersport with plenty of friendly advice, from tips about running through to gait analysis and finding your perfect shoe. Find your nearest store here
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